Cares Counselling holds mental-health conference

Event takes place on Friday, Feb. 19 in Abbotsford

Cares Counselling and Restoration Services holds a conference on mental health and wellness on Friday, Feb. 19.

The session, called Work, Life, Balance: A Conference Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being, takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sevenoaks Alliance Church, 2575 Gladwin Rd.

The event features 30 workshops with tips and techniques for everyday life.

Keynote speaker is Rena Novotny, who shares her insights on living and loving people struggling with mental health issues and the importance of self-care.

Cares Counselling is a non-profit organization that offers professional counselling with fees based on a client’s income.

Visit for cost details, registration and more information, or call 604-853-8916.